Nernst-Simon statement of the third law of thermodynamics

Nernst-Simon statement of the third law of thermodynamics

[′nernst ′sī·mən ′stāt·mənt əvthə ′thərd ′lȯ əv ‚thər·mō·dī′nam·iks]
(thermodynamics)
The statement that the change in entropy which occurs when a homogeneous system undergoes an isothermal reversible process approaches zero as the temperature approaches absolute zero.
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